92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1045
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CRIMINAL LAW-TECH                                                          

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.  Makes a technical change in  a      
   Section concerning presumption of innocence and proof of guilt.             
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          720 ILCS 5/3-1                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          720 ILCS 5/9-3                  from Ch. 38, par. 9-3                
        Deletes  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.   Amends   the      
   Criminal  Code  of  1961.  Provides  that  in cases involving reckless      
   homicide in which the victim of the reckless homicide was any  of  the      
   following persons killed  while performing his or her official duties:      
   (1)  a  peace  officer;  (2)  a  fireman;  (3)  an  emergency  medical      
   technician-ambulance;       (4)       an       emergency       medical      
   technician-intermediate;       (5)      an      emergency      medical      
   technician-paramedic; or (6) an ambulance driver,  and  in  which  the      
   defendant  was  determined to have been under the influence of alcohol      
   or any other drug or drugs as an element  of   the   offense,  or   in      
   cases   in   which   the  defendant   is  proven  beyond  a reasonable      
   doubt to have been under the influence of alcohol or any other drug or      
   drugs, the penalty shall be a Class 2 felony, for which  a  person, if      
   sentenced to a  term of imprisonment, shall be sentenced to a term  of      
   not less than 6 years and not more than 28 years.                           
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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